SANFORD, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Around 50 people gathered for a candlelight vigil, for a teenager who was gunned down. Now his mother hopes the public will help her find the killer.
Under the pouring rain, there's lots of tears, as heavy hearts mourn the loss of 15 year Tamar Harris.
His mother Jeanina Washington is devastated. "My family is hurting we need to know what happened."
Jeanina says she last saw her son on Friday. "My son asked could he stay in the car and listen to music, I never expected him to leave."According to deputies Tamar was in a car, driving on Merritt and Central in Altamonte Springs, when someone shot and killed him.
Dorathea Argro says, it happened outside her home. "He was coming the door of the driveway saying help me, help me, help me and he fell down right there. I didn't see nobody running.That car that he was in, I've never seen it before."
Jeanina got the fateful call from a relative. "Tamar's not ok, Tamar's on the ground and I could tell by my baby's body language it wasn't good and I got on the ground and prayed."
Deputies say they're still looking for the killer. "For you to pull out a gun and shoot my car, you know my baby was just 15 years old, he apparently meant to do that to him." As loved ones embrace each other with support, Jeanina wants answers. "Once they're honest and tell me the truth I think I can find it in my heart to forgive them. I just want them to tell the truth.
We're just asking that someone please come forward cooperate with the police, just tell the truth what happened. I want to know what happened to my son. I want justice." Anyone with information should call the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.